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Seaside rural retreat situated on 1000 acres of rolling hills and pastures overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Seaward Kaikoura Mountain Range. Lansdowne Farm is a working pastoral farm.
From 1947 until 1984 Lansdowne Farm was home to New Zealand’s most decorated soldier ever: Sir Charles H. Upham, VC + Bar. At Lansdowne you may notice that we often reference our national hero.
Purpose built for family, friends, special celebrations or to retreat, it is designed to host a single group with all modern comforts and facilities. A central Common House with glass doors opening to outdoor decks that link bathrooms and bedrooms. No walls, the furnishing inside and out move to suit. The Common House has seated 70 for functions. A huge stainless-steel kitchen equipped to professional standards and fully self-contained with cooking facilities and crockery. Option of self-catering or hiring a local chef.
Six beautifully furnished double bedrooms all with amazing views and detached privacy.
• The Library was once the homestead’s living room. Now a favourite free-standing book-lined room with its own fireplace. Share the main and outdoor bathrooms.
• Three free standing double rooms, each with their own deck and sink with running water. Share the main and outdoor bathrooms.
• The bunkhouse with two large double bedrooms with their own little wood fires, sharing the bunkhouse bathroom and a discreet outdoor shower.
WiFi everywhere; music sound system zoned inside and out; Apple TV and Sky TV with projection screen; outdoor sun-heated tub, farm walks, skeet shooting, beach rides, surf-casting, private horse ride, picnics, bonfires, kite-flying, petanque contests, board games. Lots of open space to explore and relax.